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dosshouse

Brit slang a cheap lodging house, esp one used by tramps
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One guy at our hotel, however, had very nefarious reasons for posting up at the flophouse. A catch-and-release program, if you will.
There, he and another man bought a $12.99 jug of red wine and repaired to a flophouse that caters to recent immigrants.
At 6.01pm, the moment James Earl Ray fired from a flophouse across Mulberry Street, the annual candlelit vigil took place.
In 1999, he helped launch Seattle's Ace Hotel in a flophouse that formerly served maritime workers.
Compared to newer stuff, it is slightly dirtier than a flophouse mattress and produces huge clouds of sinus assaulting smoke, but some of us are into that kind of thing.
Writers or musicians have to toil away for years, producing unheralded works of genius before dying alone in a flophouse in Vienna or Venice.
The Wilton house was an SRO (single room occupancy), a flophouse basically.
Though less overtly political, this play continued his focus on society's downtrodden--in this case, the denizens of a riverfront flophouse in Mississippi.
Jacquelyn Coffee writes about her years in the Chelsea Hotel, "The Victorian Gothic flophouse will always embody the pure essence of New York for me....
Playing the game at the neighbors' house gave me a secret lair of video game serenity, the perfect flophouse with creature comforts about which all addicts dream.
On the one side of the dried fountain of the plaza is an opulent Siete Mares hotel, and on its other side is a flophouse called Ritz Men Only.
Sure, we are all familiar with the romantic stereotype of artists suffering for their art; the image of the lonely artist slowly starving to death in a rundown Paris flophouse as he or she struggles to paint.